Technical Research Accountant in Denville, NJ at Vaco

Date Posted: 10/8/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Our client, located near Denville, NJ is adding a Technical Research Accountant to their team

This position is 100% remote.

In this role the ideal candidate will be responsible for but not limited to:

  • Handle GAAP and SAP research projects for new accounting literature and complex transactions, which may include but is not limited to, investments, derivatives and hedging, debt / equity transactions, fair value measurements, and share-based compensation. These projects may include utilizing resources from functional groups within Finance.
  • Monitor, review and communicate activities at the Financial Accounting Standards Board ("FASB") and the National Association of Insurance Commissioners ("NAIC").
  • Manage and oversee annual accounting policy and procedure reviews/updates.
  • Responsible for QC of annual documents filed with SEC, and NAIC.
  • Manage the selection of XBRL tags for new disclosure items.

Requirements for the position include:

  • Exceptional knowledge of GAAP and/or SSAP
  • Knowledge of account reconciliation, general ledger maintenance, and financial statements preparation a must.
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting required
  • Minimum of 3 years of accounting experience required
  • Derivatives and hedging experience preferred
  • CPA license highly preferred

This is an excellent direct-hire, permanent role with outstanding benefits and the opportunity to grow with the company.